It’s early afternoon in the small town best known for onions when the usual hum of commerce is broken by the unmistakeable chug chugs of a beautiful pure unmuffled GE consist under load. The Maco... (more)
Georgia Central's job from Lyons arrives into Dublin to swap cars with the turn to Macon and the NS interchange behind the only non-Southern U23B on the roster.
Y101 heads east through Montrose just after 9am.
The only low hood U23B on Georgia Central is seen leading Y101 just east of Allentown shortly after 9am.
Y101 pulls up the main as the local clears out a track so the road freight can do their work.
A pair of Georgia Central U23B's switching a cut of cars in the Georgia Central's yard in Macon, GA. GC 1004 is a former L&N unit, the rest are high hood former Southern Railway units.
A pair of Georgia Central U23B's get started up to earn the day's pay for the railroad. The 1004 is the only high hood unit on the roster, it is a former L&N unit, the rest are high hood former So... (more)
The rarest U23B on the Georgia Central roster, GC 1004 and its unusual low nose bring today’s Lyons turn into Dublin on a dreary day. This unit was built for the L&N in July of 1973 hence the rea... (more)
Georgia Central's turn from Lyons, GA nears the small yard at Dublin, GA where it will interchange cars with the turn from Macon, GA and a local switcher. As time ticks by, one must wonder how lo... (more)
The most impressive sight on the Georgia Central is their bi-monthly coal train to SP Newsprint Mill in Dublin. This train has a rare leader, not because it is a U23B... but because it is the onl... (more)
GC L783 storms west with over 80 loads of coal as it passes through the small southern hamlet of Meldrim. At one point the Central of Georgia passed through this spot too, now only the SAL remains... (more)
Four U23Bs drag a coal train to the SP Newsprint Mill in Dublin, GA. The train is lead by the only low nose U23B on the roster.
Where else can you find 5 U23B's in one place?
GC Lyons to West Dublin turn L782 chugs through Dublin with a 4 unit consist, passing the Dublin switcher tied up at the depot.
Sound and Smoke Georgia Central Vidalia to Dublin train L872 chugs through Dublin with 4 GE U-boats. The lead engine is the the last low hood engine remaining on the roster. Imagine that, a... (more)
I believe this one is ex-L&N and is a very early 3000 H.P. unit. I love that unmuffled exhaust.